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at a remote gun range has killed two men. one was a former navy seal. >> just a terrible story. arrest.ave made an they are still trying to figure out exactly what led to the .eath .nterest answer has more -- navy sealghbor for his recordwn number of killed as a sniper, and this man were shot and glen roseurday in texas. a hunting guide found their bodies. , eddie raythis man up truckok piles pick and drove to his sisters house. it was there that ralph admitted kyles sister that he shot and littlefield. the sister called the police. a neighbor describes the scene. four shotgunske on them. i know, time passes, he starts down thees road. him.all take off after a short chase, they charged ralph who was with murder and is being held $3 million bond. four years in the and was unemployed at the time of the shooting. no word on a mosys. -- motive. kyle may have been helping he was killed. >> there has been some mention was auspects mother ,choolteacher, for a long time to mr. have reached out to try and help her son. x this is how friend and fellow -- cox travis talks remembers him. the man w
an american hero and former navy seal is gunned down and killed. the man charged in his death, a fellow soldier. >> and the community honors one of their own with a super bowl bash to benefit a man who lost everything in a deadly house fire. >> thanks for joining us tonight. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. >>> we'll get to those stories in a moment, but first the beginning of the workweek could bring more winter weather, but how long will it last? let's head over to fox 5's gwen tolbart in the weather center for more. >> we've got really cold conditions sticking around and another chance for snow. let's take a look at radar. a few light flurries pushing their way cross the area tonight, not a lot to be too concerned with. we'll have a little change in the beginning of the workweek. let's go to our weather maps and look at our satellite and radar composite. we've got a lot of clouds and some of that quick moving snow there are tryst pushing its way across the area -- snow activity still pushing its way across the area. there is a winter storm warning for areas along the allegheny f
sniper in u.s. history. navy seal chris keil murdered. we look at the life and accomplishment of a true american hero. >> president barack obama extending olive branch to religious institutions making changes to the contraception mandate are they really accommodating or just gimmicks? we will hear from the president of a catholic university in just a little bit. >> and let's get ready to rum bible. we -- rumble. brian kilmeade live from new orleans superdome in just moments. he did a great job down there yesterday he will do a better job today because it is super bowl sunday. ifst ffsz begins right now. >> peter gabriel for you this morning. welcome in to "fox & friends" on this super bowl sunday. super bowl 47. san francisco 49ers vs. the baltimore ravens live from the big easy. >> you guys ready for some good bean dip and beer and wings later. >> bean dip? i'm a guacamole guy. >> i will send you recipe. my sister-in-law made buffalo wing sauce. she said i would almost these frozen it is so good. franks hot sauce. shredded chicken. >> i put that on everything. >> franks hot sauce. >> y
out why a 25-year-old iraq war veteran killed a renowned navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle. eddie ray routh is charged with two counts of capital murder. we have more on that. good morning, joe johns. >> reporter: eddie ray routh being held in jail on $3 million bond. a suspect in custody, but there are a lot of questions about what happened at the gun range and why. former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, who claimed a record 150 kills in iraq, died at the hands of another vet authorities say. allegedly using a semiautomatic handgun. what police don't know yet is why. >> i don't thank we'll ever know. he's the only one that knows that. but at this point, he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did. >> reporter: kyle's friend, chad littlefield, and the suspect, eddie ray routh, all drove to the gun range together in a pickup truck. less than two hours later, kyle and littlefield were dead. routh fled to his sister's house, and she called police and he was eventually caught. routh is an iraq war veteran, leaving the marines in 2010. kyle, who wrote "american sniper" talked
. >>> a former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote a book about his lethal marksmanship in texas was killed, found dead on saturday at a gun range outside of ft. worth. police arrested an iraq war veteran, charging him with murder. chris kyle detailed his time in the military in a book. >> every person i kid, i have a clear conscience of because they were trying to harm americans or allies. >> 25-year-old marine reservist and iraq war vet eddie ray roth has been charged with capital murder. the suspect was apparently suffering from mental illness. >>> a firefighter recovering in the hospital after he was injured fighting a fire. the flames broke out early this afternoon at this home on kingsfield lane. a neighbor called 911 after somebody knocked on his door to warm him the fire was spreading. >> someone knocked on the door, i don't know who it was. they seemed panic and said our neighbor christy's house was on fire. we ran out and saw that the left portion of the house was engulfed. >> the firefighter is expected to be okay. no word on the cause. >>> former washington public schools chancellor michell
: investigators say the suspect is former lapd officer and navy reservist christopher dorner who posted an online manifesto threatening police officials and their families. investigators have been out here all morning collecting evidence, even at the crime scene. police are here with their rifles at the ready. police say dorner also shot at to officers in the city of corona this morning. the officers were on special assignment to provide security for police officials who were mentioned in dorner's manifesto. the officers were following dorner in their patrol car when they say he got out of his pickup truck and opened fire with a rifle. >> the officers took cover, returned fire, both officers. one of our officers was grazed. >> reporter: dorner is also suspected of shooting and killing a basketball coach and her fiance in a parking garage on sunday night. the father of coach monica quan represented dorner in front of a disciplinary board before he was dismissed from the lapd for making false statements. what's believed to be dorner's badge and i.d. were found near the airport this morning. >>> thi
say, wolf. now back to you. >> he was a u.s. navy reserve lieutenant and we are told in the navy he was rated as a rifle marksman and pistol expert, according to his navy records. he was fired by the police department of los angeles four years ago. do we know what triggered four years later this rampage? >> reporter: well, he he brought up charges against an officer saying that this officer kicked a homeless man. it was determined later, according to police reports, that these charges were false by dorner. after a while, he was subsequently fired and he refers to that time and time again in his manifesto as the reason that he would wage a vendetta against officers, wolf. >> do we know what he's been doing for the last four years since he was fired from the lapd? >> reporter: unclear from this side in riverside. >> paul vercammen. thank you. we're going to stay on top of this story during our 6:00 p.m. hour. we're going to speak with chief police moose who was linked to the d.c. sniper. >>> let's move to today's dramatic confrontation up on capitol hill. for a short time today, prote
, training. mr. courtney: the navy has told us it will cancel maintence in on 23 ships, reduce flying hours by 55%. and reduce steaming days by 22%. the bipartisan policy center has warned us that a million jobs will be lost if sequester happens. what is the response of the majority party? the budget chair, mr. ryan, simply said, sequester is going to happen. we can't afford to lose those cuts. for the sake of our economy, for the sake of our national defense, we have to do better than that. congress must adopt the president's balanced budget and avoid the economic and military calamity, a calamity that can easily be avoided. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the speaker:: mr. speaker, president obama missed a great opportunity today to help our economy. this was supposed to be the day that the president submitted his budget to the congress. but it's not coming
was a former navy lieutenant in the naval reserves. and now we are told that u.s. navy bases in california and nevada are on, quote, maintaining a heightened security posture, a heightened state of alert as they too are on the lookout for this man. and they do have some reason to know that he has approached the u.s. military in the last few days. a couple of days ago, they learned -- they discovered that he had stayed at a navy motel facility in san diego, and on wednesday he approached two navy sailors at his old unit when he was in the reserves, had a conversation with them, they did not realize they had been talking to dorner until they saw all the news reports. so a lot of concern now, in fact, a day ago, the point loma naval base shut down briefly while they thought he might be there. so now overnight the admiral in charge of the southwest region of the united states for the u.s. navy has ordered this heightened security posture. they're not talking exactly about what they're doing. i think we can well understand that they're going to check everybody's passes, everybody's access, as t
's going to happen. one recently talked about the navy. we're going to have less ships. they're going to move less. they're going to train less. they're going to be maintained much less. therefore, they're not going to be able to deploy to respond to threats and project power as necessary. the constitution mandates providing for national defense and our military guarantor of our freedom. if we don't maintain that, everything else goes way. at the same time every veteran understands there is fat to be cut from the defense department. let's reform it. the nature of these sequester cuts is to take a meat ax to the budget. let's reform the defense budget and look at the largest drivers of our deficit in mandate spending programs those on the left end of the spectrum don't want to cut. >>brian: they took gates cuts and are going try to up them by $500 billion. leon panetta takes over from them. has the same fear. here's what he said yesterday on "meet the press." >> we've got a plan for that possibility because there are so many members saying we're going to let it take place, but i have t
navy as well. african americans served in the navy during the civil war as well but once again, all of these are models. they don't represent any one particular african-american. inside the rotunda of the capitol there is a bust of dr. martin luther king jr.. but this is washington. we like full size statues. we like to put them in the middle of the street where we have to drive in circles around them. so we are not going to count this either. so, where in washington, d.c. is the only statue of a real african-american man on public land, and as a bonus, we're in washington is the only statue of a real african-american woman? the answer is they are both in the same place, lincoln park. in the middle of lincoln park is a statue called freedom memorial. it's a statue of president lincoln with a freed slave at his feet. that is a real person named arthur alexander. >> technology, you know. let's back up one. am i doing this or is it doing it itself? there we go. i want to read you a little bit about the freedom memorial. >> lincoln park located between 11th and 13th streets frequented o
. we'll talk to you soon. >>> up next, we'll get the latest on the murder of a former navy s.e.a.l. sniper as the man accused of killing him is on suicide watch. >>> but first, there's a lot going on today. here's things we thought you should know. just getting in a new picture of president george h.w. bush out to dinner saturday night. he was released from the hospital after spending a month there with an infection. president bush was axeened by his wife barbara, son neil and daughter-in-law maria. >>> and today's john kerry's first day on the job as secretary of state. secretary kerry arrived at the state department this morning and addressed the new staff paying tribute to the predecessor, hillary clinton. >> here's the big question before the country and the world and the state department after the last eight years. can a man actually run the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >> that's pretty funny. okay. speaking of funny, donald trump is suing bill maher for $5 million. he says it will go to charity and accusing him of not fol
and the fact that someone caught him pretty funny. >>> up next, the latest on the murder of a former u.s. navy s.e.a.l. at a texas gun range. details about who he was and who allegedly killed him. >>> also, the group mayors against illegal guns, running a super bowl ad this evening that features a much younger wayne la pierre and his comments, before a house hearing days after columbine. you're watching msnbc. the place for politics. the perg begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeƑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food differently. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas m
in the u.s. navy reserves, honorably discharged just last friday. fired four years ago by the lapd. police claim he bore a grudge against a retired lapd police captain, randy quan, monica's father, as well as other lapd officers. >> of particular interest at this point in the investigation, is a multipage manifesto. >> reporter: in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorner reported witnessing a fellow officer commit police brutality. the manifesto vows vengeance. i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform, whether on or off duty. >> lapd is a specific target. but all law enforcement is a target. >> reporter: police set up a command post in the mountains northeast of l.a., where a truck had been set ablaze. that truck turned out to be dorner's. but the suspect was nowhere to be found. cnn's anderson cooper revealed dorner had sent him a package. >> inside the package was a hand-labeled dvd with a yellow post-it note, reading in part, quote, i never lied, apparently in reference to his d
build their business, i will use an example. the navy may know the company xt.com. i was lucky enough to work with them when they were getting off the ground, helping build their first series of servers, they showed me a demo and said, what you think about this idea? they are like the day for handmade goods. so you have a situation where they are and powering people all over the world, specifically heavily targeted in rural america, areas that are underserved and underemployed. to build their own businesses. i do not know how to match your question because what i want is to find ways to build more of those types of companies. i was able to help build a business that builds businesses. that creates a kind of an economy. i do not see that as the state eating its own tail. -- snake eating its own tail. i see that as the internet in powering the world. -- empowering the world. >> intellectual property rights, as you know, for most of the country's history, international treaties were an essential factors like survival, military treaties and so forth. now almost everything we do is influen
congress and the white house can make a deal on a less drastic reduction plan. the navy says the cuts would mean less money for training and longer to prepare crews for deployment. >>> the new war on terror took center stage. all this talk of drones and cyber attacks, it dominated the confirmation hearing for cia director, john brennan, it will also be the lead topic on this week's face the nation. joining us now live from d.c. is the host, cbs chief washington correspondent, bob shaefer. even some obama supporters found themselves uneasy about this idea that is legal to kill american citizens, basically because the white house says okay, they're bad guys. >>> very concerned about this issue. >>> bob shaefer face the nation, sunday, thank you. >>> a connecticut toy company is hoping to cash in on a recent early release photo of president obama skeet shoot at camp david. created an action figure doll of the president holding a hunting rifle and wearing a play pi john t-shirt. >> equal opportunity, what do you call them? dolls. >> they pick on everybody. >> the schoolgirl thing, that's a l
the anacostia and navy yard stations are still emotional about the experience less than 24 hours later. >> we still had to pay. we had to pay to get off the train after sitting in the tunnel for over what, an hour and a half. >> reporter: many are still frustrated that once the power was out they were left in the dark. >> i think the reason why some people were panicking was because when the conductor said that he couldn't get through to central control, i think that's when some people decided they would try to get themselves out. >> reporter: from metro's general manager after a morning meeting that included d.c. fire officials came this apology. >> the first thing i want to do is apologize to our customers. they were on the trains for a long time. >> reporter: the problem he says, a piece of equipment was smoking and it was human error when crews went down to the tracks to try to stop it. >> emergency trip button was hit that takes power down and that's when the power came down from underneath two trains. so there was no longer power to those trains. >> reporter: the investigation is ju
police officers at a traffic light and killed them. he is well-trained, well-armed. he is ex-navy intelligence. he knows how to evade people. he knows not to use his credit cards or cell phone. many people believe setting fire to the truck up in big bear, yesterday. that was a diversion if you will. the guy hasn't shown up. they look for 18 hours or more. god only knows where he will turn up and when. back to you. rick: william la jeunesse live for us in los angeles. william, thank you. alisyn: onto the state of our country now. there are some brand new fox polls that show americans believe our country is weaker now than it was before president obama took office. 4% of the respondents think we're weaker than we wereo. 24% say america is stronger and more powerful. let's debate the findings. mary katharine ham, editor-at-large at hotair.com. julie roginsky, former political advisor to new jersey senator frank lautenering about. both are fox news contributors. ladies, thanks so much for being here. mary katherine, let me start with you, 48% of the respondents think we're weaker now
the battlefield. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle whose best-telling book "american sniper" details four tours in iraq was killed yesterday at a gun range in texas. the shooter believed to be a former marine whom kyle was counseling through a struggle with ptsd. in iraq kyle was awarded two silver stars and five bronze stars for bravery. we honor his service. and that is all for us today. thanks for sharing part of your sunday with us. check out "world news with david muir" tonight, and i'll see you tomorrow on "gma." >> in the news super bowl sunday is finally here as 49er fans and police get ready for the big game. and some cajun flavor for fans in new orleans. we will have a live report from abc7 news reporter katie marzullo from outside the super bowl. >> partly cloudy skies. temperatures near 50 right now from the emeryville camera. there is an end in site for the extended dry period. extended dry period. i'll show it to you next on [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad.
shooting range. chris kyle, a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. who not only survived four combat tours in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and
that the horrors of war echo far beyond the battlefield. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who's best-telling book "american sniper" detours four tours in iraq was killed yesterday as a gun range in texas. the shooter believed to be a former marine whom kyle was counseling through a struggle with ptsd. in iraq kyle was awarded two silver star and five bronze stars for bravery. we honor his service. and that is all for us today. thanks for sharing part of your sunday with us. check out "world news" with david muir tonight and see you tomorrow on "gma." i got it when we could download an hd movie in like two minutes. [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it, the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it, ask a real fios customer. ask me about the upload speeds. they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online today and send a tweet to a real fios customer, and they'll tell you themselves just how amazing fios really is. [ female announcer ] so get it now and see for yourself. supercharge your internet speeds. switch to fios internet, tv and phone online for ju
't killed on the battlefield. this shooting wasn't an accident either. former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and friend chad littlefield decided to take eddie ray routh to a gun range. in texas. routh was thought to be showing signs of post traumatic stress disorder. these two men thought they could take him out, try to help him. less than two hours later, both kyle and littlefield were dead and former marine eddie ray routh is charged with their murder. >> apparently mr. kyle works with people that are suffering from some issues that had been in the military. and this -- this shooter is possibly one of those people that he had taken out to the range, to mentor, to visit with, to help him, you know, that's all. >> dr. sanjay gupta, we don't know for sure if this shooter had ptsd. you look at his resume, if you will, three tours of duty, marine, would that be a first thought of yours? ptsd? >> it would be high on the list, people described him as having those sorts of symptoms. look at the statistics, one in five, one in six, returning veterans have ptsd. the numbers are pretty high. and keep
. >>> there are new details about the mental state of an iraq war veteran accused of killing a former navy s.e.a.l. who claimed to be the best sniper in the iraq war. he was reportedly taken to a mental hospital in september after he threatened to kill his family and himself. he was also treated at the same mental hospital last month. officials say he claimed he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. he's been charged with murder in the shooting death of chris kyle and his friend, chad littlefield. soldiers suffering from this disorder says the army needs to doer to -- to help them. the director says he's signed an order to treat them on the battlefield and at home. he made the announcement in washington state. psychiatrists have been accused of changing ptsd diagnosis so the army would not have to pay medical benefits. >> on the first step by which i ask for a report back before the end of february from the undersecretary of the vice cheap to present me with a plan by which we can make it a reality. >> he says he does not believe the reversal of ptsd diagnoses happened at other basis
vessel had locked its targeting radar on the japanese navy and i want to hear your opinion how serious the issue is and what kind of position the united states is willing to take? >> well, we've -- i just was in that part of the world within the last few months and had the chance to go to japan and visit with my counterparts in japan. and discuss their concerns. and then went on to china. to talk with them about the concerns as well. i mean, i believe that -- i mean, especially the islands and the disute over that, that territorial dispute, is one that concerns us a great deal. because it's the kind of situation where there are territorial claims that could ultimately get out of hand and one country or the other could react in a way that could create an even greater crisis. and so we urged obviously both the japanese and the chinese to exercise good judgment here and to try to work with each other to try to resolve these issues peacefully. we are, you know, in the pacific, this is a big region, and part of our reason to rebalance the pacific is because we think that in many ways our fu
-year-old boy. nationwide, the murder of former navy seal will overshadow the president's visit as well. kyl was a deck created seal veteran skilled on saturday volunteering to help others cope with pstd. he was killed in texas allegedly by a war vet that he was trying to help. the suspect is thought to have some type of mental illness, but the motive is still unclear. the vice president today is still on that trip overseas and will be in paris today meeting with u.s. embassy staff. we will be right back. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident,
out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we have to pay for our own me
of these cuts that suddenly we're going to have to bring our navy home. >> i don't think so. you should see the mansions in mclane where a lot of these defense contractors live. >>> new jersey governor chris christie, not too pleased with some unsolicited medical advice from a former white house doctor. and i don't really blame him. the new jersey republican pushed back at physician connie mariana who said in an interview tuesday that she's worried about chr christ christie's create issues and that they could potentially kill him in office. take a look. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona who's never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history, could make a diagnosis from 2,400 miles away. she must be a genius. this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. and it's completely irresponsible, completely irresponsible. my children saw that last night. and she sat there on tv and said, i'm afraid he's going to die in office. my 12-year-old son came to me last night and said, "dad, are you going to die?" i
, retired the lottery. caller: i am a retired navy contingent -- commander. i have worked for five years as a peer counselor with beds with posttraumatic stress. i am one of the persons who got the veterans health administration to issue a decree that canada's can be used by veterans for the treatment of ptsd -- for better and problems. what is your opinion on the use of cannabis? guest: thank you for your service. you mentioned posttraumatic stress without the disorder. there is a lot of discussion whether ptsd should be renamed posttraumatic stress or pressure madigan injury. there is a lot of validity behind taking a look at the name. many people do not want to be diagnosed as having a disorder on injury -- an industry -- an injury is considered to be more honorable. in washington, d.c., we see people who develop psychosis as a result of using marijuana or the synthetic marijuana. i do not think we know and not yet about the use of marijuana for ptsd. i think we should export it. there should be research done on it. we may be able to use some of the materials and cannabis -- in cannab
. in short, lethal. dorner, a former navy reservist, is an expert marksman. authorities are especially worried because he claims to have explosives and a .50 caliber rifle, capable of slicing through armored car from a long distance. >> in this case, you have a trained officer, a trained member of the military, that's taking that experience and terrorizing this entire region. >> reporter: by all accounts until recently, the 33-year-old led a normal life. >> always smiling. very positive. very upbeat. the kind of person you would want as a friend. >> reporter: dorner appears to have joined the military and later the police out of a sense of honor. in many photographs, he's seen in uniform with a warm smile. but police say behind it is a burning hatred for the lapd, which he calls corrupt and rayist. his battle began in 2006, after he became a cop, when he witnessed a female officer using excessive force. sources believe he recently snapped after exhausting all avenues to get his good name back. >> he wanted to be part of something that he believed in. he said, you're always on duty when
the parade of papers, "the houston chronicle." former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle was one of two people murdered at a shooting range on saturday. kyle wrote the best-selling book "american sniper," detailing his service over four combat tours where he killed at least 150 insurgents. police say he was gunned down on saturday by 25-year-old eddie ray ralph, a former iraq war veteran who may be suffering from mental illness. >>> and "the kansas city star," a secret legal review concludes president obama has broad powers to prevent a cyber attack against america. the obama administration is said to be many the midst of developing new guidelines for digital warfare including how the military can react with preemptive strikes. >>> "the wall street journal." iran's foreign minister told world leaders yesterday tehran is prepared to resume negotiations over its nuclear program. the u.s. and european officials, however, are skeptical such talks will happen. iran has delayed similar negotiations in the past and is yet to formally commit a delegation to a new round of talks scheduled for later this month.
: i came out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. -- companies. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we
between when the attack began and 5:15 in the morning when navy seals glen dowerity and tyrone woods loster that lives. roughly 7 1/2 hours there. and i recognize that in any mill tear conflict, one inevitably faces the proverbial fog of war. but what i'd like to ask you to do is use the 2020 -- use the 0/20 hindsight we have now. if you could go back -- use the 20/20 hindsight we have now. if you could go back in time and play it other again. if at 9:42 p.m. benghazi time when the first attack began, you knew that at 5:15 a.m., two former seals would be on the roof of that annex and would face mortar fire, what specifically could have been done if we had that knowledge and i recognize that is a hypothetical but if we had that knowledge, what military options would there have been to prevent that loss of life and stop that attack at the annex? >> senator, as you said, it's tough to respond to a hypothetical. as long as we're talking about hypotheticals, the best that would have happened here is that we would have had a heads up and we would have had troops on the ground to protect th
planes and the smallest airforce as in the history of the country, the smallest navy since 1915, the smallest farms since 1940. it is about the cia. it is their intelligence gathering capabilities. it is also about public education. it is about non-defense matters. so i am hopeful that we can finally start voting in the senate rather than just complaining about what the house does. to the president, we bear responsibility as republicans for allowing this to happen. lead us to a better solution. if you do not, mr. president, he will go down in history in my view is one of the most irresponsible commanders in chief in the history of the country for what you have done, mr. president, that you allow the finest military in history of the world to deteriorate at a time that we needed it the most. let's not let that happen. >> let me just add or emphasize three quick points. one is, reducing civilians by attrition is a good idea, even at dod. i would remind you that yesterday, the recently departed secretary for policy argued in the washington post that we needed to reduce civilians at
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